For people of the North Country, United Helpers delivers the specialized medical, physical, and emotional support needed to be connected to life. We've been caring for our neighbors for more than 120 years, and no other provider comes close to the reach of our network, the breadth of our services, or the depth of our commitment. United Helpers is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit.


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732 Ford Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669

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Saturday and Sunday - Office CLOSED

732 Ford Street

Ogdensburg, NY 13669

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Activities, Rehabilitation & Senior Care – Canton

Explore something new

Movies with popcorn, cooking classes, musical entertainment, and of course, BINGO, the Activities Department is at the heart of it all, encouraging socialization, exploration, and enjoyment.

Make new friends, try something new

Variety is the spice of life. We take a multi-faceted approach, offering a wide variety of activities in a wide variety of settings. From our unique intergenerational program to our partnerships with area colleges and universities, we are able to provide both meaningful and entertaining experiences.

Activities Center

Located on Main Street, the Activities Center offers opportunities for people to get acquainted with people from other cottages and neighborhoods.

Baking or cooking classes, arts and crafts, and hosting guest speakers are among just a few of the activities hosted in the Activities Center.

piano playing in the meditation suite

Activities may also take place in our Meditation Suite, in one of our neighborhoods, or in smaller settings in our many cottages.

The Activities Department truly offers something for everyone, including

  • Holiday celebrations
  • Cooking & baking classes
  • Arts & crafts
  • Musical entertainment
  • Games
  • Exercise classes
  • Religious/spiritual services
  • Excursions and day trips

A monthly activities calendar is provided to every resident and is posted in each neighborhood. Suggestions for new activities are always welcome.

Partners for life

In 2010, United Helpers and the Canton Child Day Care Center partnered to create the area’s first intergenerational activities program. Since that time, the benefits for both groups have been astounding.

Benefits for Older Adults:

  • Enhances Socialization
  • Stimulates Learning
  • Increases Emotional Support
  • Improves Health

Benefits for Children:

  • Enhances Social Skills
  • Improves Academic Performance
  • Decreases Tobacco & Drug Use
  • Increases Stability
nature center visits